Category Archives: News, Essays & Sermons

In Remembrance of Bishop Spring

We are saddened to announce that Bishop Emeritus Paull Spring passed away on Saturday night, surrounded by his family. His funeral service will be held on Wednesday, October 21 at 10:00 am EST at Albright-Bethune United Methodist Church in State College, Pennsylvania. Bishop Spring was the first bishop of the North American Lutheran Church, and […]

Interview with Certificate of Lutheran Studies Student Kimberley Holmes Grasmick

My name is Kim Grasmick. I am married, with a teenage daughter, and I live in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. I have had a long career in healthcare information technology and look forward to retiring in the next few years. I am a lifelong Lutheran, but only in the last seven or so years have […]

A Journey of Faith

By Dale Stanley My road to the North American Lutheran Seminary (NALS) began in the Southeastern United States, in the United Methodist Church. I loved going to worship services, even as a young boy. I knew there was something special going on, however, I couldn’t tell you what that special thing was. All I knew […]

Interview with NALS Alumna Alliyah Greaver

As a transfer student, what attracted you to an education at the NALS? I started my seminary journey at Luther Seminary, St Paul, Minnesota (Evangelical Lutheran Church of America). I thought the NALS would be a good fit for growth as I started the candidacy process with the North American Lutheran Church.  While I grew and […]

Congratulations 2020 Graduates!

Congratulations to Andrew Ames Fuller! Andrew received his M.Div. degree this summer from the NALS/Trinity School for Ministry, and is continuing his education with the Master of Sacred Theology (STM). He plans to write his thesis on liturgical missiology as a foundation for ecumenism. Andrew was ordained as a deacon in the Anglican Church in […]

In Remembrance

It is with great sadness we acknowledge the passing of our colleague the Rev. Dr. Cathi Braasch, STS. Cathi has served faithfully on the Board of Regents of the North American Lutheran Seminary as both secretary and chair of the Development Committee. Though retired after 32 years of full-time ministry, she continued in active ministry, pastoring […]

NALS Board of Regents Elections/Appointments

Congratulations to the newly elected and appointed members of the Board of Regents of the North American Lutheran Seminary! The Rev. Dr. Paul Krueger (2026) Rev. Dr. Paul A. Krueger has served in parish ministry for 31 years, ranging from mission-developer to Senior Pastor of a vibrant multi-staff parish. In addition to thriving parish ministries, […]

Visiting the NALS at TSM

Due to Covid, the following instructions apply to visitors on campus: Non-essential visitors are not permitted on campus. Essential visitors are permitted on campus by appointment only.  The Receptionist must be notified of all appointments. All essential visitors must report to the Administration Building upon arrival and be screened by the Receptionist. Examples of essential visitors include potential […]